Vermont Legal Aid and Legal Services Vermont typically can’t give legal advice about immigration. On this page we provide a few resources that may help you.
For help with immigration issues in Vermont, contact:
- Vermont Immigrant Assistance Project at Vermont Law School’s South Royalton Legal Clinic and in Burlington. Call 802-831-1500 or email VIAclinic@vermontlaw.edu.
- Association of Africans Living in Vermont in Burlington. Call 802-985-3106 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To learn more about your rights, visit:
- The Immi website created by the Immigration Advocates Network and Pro Bono Net.
CitizenshipWorks provides information and online tools about citizenship.
Immigrants with Criminal Justice Histories
If you were born outside of the United States, do not have U.S. citizenship, and have had contact with the criminal justice system (including arrests, citations, charges or convictions), contact the Prisoner's Rights Office of the Vermont Office of the Defender General.
If you want to have your criminal record expunged or sealed, your first step is to contact the Vermont Immigrant Assistance Project at Vermont Law School’s South Royalton Legal Clinic. If they tell you it is fine to proceed with a petition to expunge or seal your record, follow the steps on our web page about expungement.
Getting public benefits or health care
See our web pages on these topics: